#pilots

Travel | Travel

How Do Pilots Make Up Time in the Air?

Your pilot apologizes for your plane leaving late but then assures you she can make up the lost time in the sky. Is she pressing extra-hard on the accelerator or what?

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Listen to an Aer Lingus Pilot Argue With JFK Air Traffic Controller

An Aer Lingus pilot operating Flight EI104 from New York (JFK) to Dublin (DUB) got into a heated confrontation with an air traffic controller shortly after taking off on Sunday evening.

News | News

Meet Capt. Elgen Long, last surviving member of flight crew that saved Yemenite Jews in 1949 | JNS.org

The 90-year-old from Oregon was honored at a May 30 event, where he was introduced as a “hero of Israel and the Jewish people.”

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A Pilot Explains the Truth About Turbulence

A pilot explains what causes turbulence and whether it's dangerous.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Badass Dutch king has secretly been an airline pilot for 21 years

Being a monarch is tough — all the responsibilities and socializing stuff — but one particular king found the time cultivate a secret, part-time job ... for 21 years.